Bianca Andreescu added one more trophy to her 2019 resume when she became the first tennis player to earn the Lou Marsh Trophy and be named Canada’s athlete of the year.
The 19-year-old accepted the award at Runnymede Collegiate Institute and it’s a moment she will never forget.
The Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sent a message on behalf of all Canadians.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) December 9, 2019
The legendary Billie Jean King even sent a shout out to the Canadian.
Congratulations to @Bandreescu_, who was unanimously voted as Canada’s Athlete of the Year for 2019. She is the first tennis player to ever win the Lou Marsh award. 🇨🇦🎾 #SheTheNorth pic.twitter.com/tY80Z6MfeC
— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) December 10, 2019
Right after receiving the news, Andreescu explained to Team Canada what it meant to win this award. Must-watch content!
We’re LIVE with Bianca Andreescu, who was just named the winner of the 2019 Lou Marsh Trophy 🏆 as Canada’s Athlete of the Year 🇨🇦🙌
— Team Canada (@TeamCanada) December 9, 2019
Here are more reactions to her amazing achievement!
Your unanimous 2019 Lou Marsh Award Winner as Canada's top athlete 🇨🇦
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) December 9, 2019
🏆 UNANIMOUS 🏆
— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) December 9, 2019
Not only does #SheTheNorth dominate on the court, she also believes in the power of sport & play
We’re excited to announce our newest Ambassador @Bandreescu_ 🙌
— Right To Play Canada (@RightToPlayCAN) December 10, 2019
— Tim and Sid (@timandsid) December 9, 2019
Adding some more hardware 🏆
— CFL (@CFL) December 9, 2019
Félicitations à l'athlète canadienne de l'année, Bianca Andreescu! Ce fut un honneur de t'avoir parmi nous cet été! pic.twitter.com/3EtbATRVQo
— Alouettes de Montréal (@MTLAlouettes) December 9, 2019
On another note – Andreescu was also awarded the WTA Newcomer of the Year. So many trophies so little time.